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Sun Academy NIHONGO Center

Sun Academy is a Yale University accredited Japanese language school that offers a wide range of courses tailored to meet the needs of its students, be they business people, diplomats, housewives, students, or children. What makes us different? (1) Small class sizes (2-5 students), (2) Conveniently located in the heart of Tokyo (close to Roppongi and Nogizaka stations), (3) Hands-on lessons designed to facilitate rapid acquisition of the skills you need to communicate effectively.


No registration fee until January 31, 2017!


Early morning: 8:00-9:00 Morning: 10:30-12:00
Afternoon: 12:00-13:30/14:00-15:30/16:00-17:30
Evening: 18:30-20:00/19:00-20:00
Saturday: 10:00-12:00/13:00-15:00/15:30-17:30 Culture: Twice a month
Private lessons: any time, any place using customized materials

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Address:
101 L'immeuble Nogizaka Bldg., 9-6-30 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
TEL:
03-3470-0041
E-mail:
info@sanc-jp.com
Website:
www.sanc-jp.com/index_e.html

Nichibei Kaiwa Gakuin
JAPANESE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (JLI)

School for practical and business Japanese

Founded in 1967 by the nonprofit International Education Center, JLI has attracted more than 9,000 students from over 90 countries. The features of JLI are: 1) stressing Japanese conversation skills with practical application for business and daily situations; 2) utilizing user-friendly original textbooks written in both Japanese and English (Basic to Pre-intermediate); 3) learning Japanese via TV news and dailies, honing writing and presentation skills (intermediate to advanced); 4) targeting business people, job seekers, families of expats, spouses of Japanese and other adult learners. JLI is conveniently located in the center of Tokyo, a five-minute walk from Yotsuya Station.


Try-out Lesson: You may come and observe the class of your choice for regular as well as part-time programs before you sign up.


- Regular Program (Daytime Intensive): Mon. through Fri., 9:00 - 12:20
- Early Morning Course: One or two days a week, 60 min. per lesson
- Daytime Course: One or two days a week, 90 to 120min. per lesson
- Evening Courses: One or two days a week, 90 to 120 min. per lesson
- Saturday Course: 120 - 180 min. per lesson

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Address:
1-50 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
TEL:
+81-3-3359-9600
E-mail:
jli-info@nichibei.ac.jp
Website:
www.nichibei.ac.jp/jli

SAMU Language School

Reach your full potential!

SAMU Language School was founded in 1986 to cultivate international students who are interested in learning Japanese language and culture. Since the founding of the school, SAMU Language School has produced thousands of graduating students. The school provides excellent Japanese language curricula with opportunities to learn about Japanese culture and history. Academics and general guidance and support for higher education are available to help students be at ease while studying. Students from all over the world come to SAMU Language School to learn practical "living" Japanese and work toward their dreams and goals.


Individual Application: Screening Fee & Entrance Fee Discount


Long Term Course (1.3~2 years)
Short Term Course (1~3 months) : Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter course
Special Course

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Address:
2-1-6 Hyakunin-cho Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0073
TEL:
+81-3-3205-2020
E-mail:
info@sanc-jp.com
Website:
www.samu-language.com

Academy of Language Arts

JAPANESE FOR COMMUNICATION!!

Founded in 1984, Academy of Language Arts (ALA) is located in the heart of Tokyo and renowned for its history. Enhancing learners' conversation skills has been our main educational objective since our foundation. In our general conversation course, learners study in a relaxed multinational environment. ALA is a highly reputable language institute that specializes in business Japanese training, develops and conducts the TCCB (Test of Communication Competence in Business). We offer a multitude of programs to meet your goals. Hone your business Japanese skills with our private and company lessons. Whatever your language goals may be, ALA will help you reach them!


Short-term General Conversation course starts on January 12, 2017


- Short-term conversation course (Intensive / part-time)
- Student visa acquirable course (Intensive / 6 months ~)
- Private lessons/In-company lessons (General / Business)
- Test of Communication Competence in Business (TCCB)
- 外国人社員育成コース

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Address:
No.2 Tobundo Bldg., 2-16, Ageba-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0824
TEL:
03-3235-0071
E-mail:
info@ala-japan.com
Website:
www.ala-japan.com

Coto Japanese Language Academy

Fun and Effective Conversational Japanese Lessons

Are you ready to enjoy studying Japanese? Coto Language Academy is the perfect place to up your conversational skills! Located in the heart of Tokyo with fun learning as a motto, Coto offers small classes to all levels, flexible schedules and 3 types of courses: Intensive, Part-Time and Private. Catering to our students that are usually English speaking and either long-term residents or short-term visitors, we use original materials to teach real life practical Japanese. Our professional English-speaking staff coupled with our friendly school atmosphere will ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience!


Free level check, trial lesson and counseling offered.


- Intensive Course - conversational level Japanese in just four weeks
- Nihongo Plus! - pick and choose the best lessons for you
- JLPT Course - master the JLPT with our prep course
- Private Lessons - one on one direct instruction with our qualified teachers
- Dispatch Lessons - one on one instruction at home or the office

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Address:
3rd floor, Iidabashi Building 4-9-4, Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo
TEL:
03-6261-4515
E-mail:
info@cotoacademy.com
Website:
www.cotoacademy.com

Tokyo Central Japanese Language School(TCJ)

Realizing your dreams with Japanese! For your future career all the support you’ll need is here.

Established in 1988, Tokyo Central Japanese Language School (TCJ) has been engaged in "cross-cultural communication" through Japanese-language education. Students will get to study in the same building as Japanese students who are studying to become Japanese teachers. It's a great environment for those learning Japanese! We are conveniently located only 2 minutes from Shinjuku Station. You can choose from several courses and curricula are designed to match a variety of needs. Get in touch to arrange a trial lesson and take a test to check your level ? both are absolutely free!


Student visa application is available for the term of April 2017.


- International Student Course (over 1 year)
- Short-Term International Course (3 months)
- Daily Course (Minimum 4 weeks)
- Summer Course
- Goal-Oriented Courses(Business Japanese Course, JLPT Special Prep Course, Private Lessons)

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Address:
1-17-1-7F Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023
TEL:
(81)3-3342-8001
E-mail:
info@tcj-nihongo.com
Website:
https://tcj-nihongo.co.jp/japantimes

Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute (SNG)

Visualize your Japanese

Founded in 1975, Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute has reached its 40th anniversary in Japanese language education this year. From its start, SNG has strove to perfect its visual learning Japanese methods with cards of various colors and shapes. In light of this tradition, at SNG you may also now enjoy its new online contents, the VLJ, with extensive grammar exercises, self-quizzes, vocabulary and practical grammar explanations by the method's founder. Why not come and visualize your Japanese at SNG? You can download free sample applications via your smartphone!
Android
iOS


Our students receive discount school cards and discounted commuter passes


- Intensive Weekday Courses
- Business Japanese Course
- Tourism Business Japanese Course
- Short Courses (Summer,etc.)
- Off-campus Cooperate Business Japanese Training, and others.

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Address:
2-9-7 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0075
TEL:
03-5273-0044
E-mail:
snginfo@sng.ac.jp
Website:
www.sng.ac.jp/english01/

KAI Japanese Language School

KAI makes you improve real communication

Founded in 1987, KAI Japanese Language School is a reputable Japanese language school in Tokyo certified by the IALC (International Association of Language Centres). Since our foundation, we've attracted students from about 40 countries, who use Japanese as the common language of communication both in and out of the classroom. At KAI, students live Japanese! Our two main programs cover most people. First, the General Course, targets students aiming to master Japanese, while the Practical Conversation Course is a conversation program on a shorter-term basis. In addition, we offer summer courses, 50+ course and private lessons for both individuals and corporates.


Free classroom observation, level check test and counseling.


- General Course (intensive & communication oriented)
- Practical Conversation Course (flexible & conversation focused)
- Summer courses (Grammar & Conversation and JLPT)
- 50+ Course (language & culture for senior learners)
- Private Lessons (for both individual & corporate clients)

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Address:
Miyuki Bldg., 1-15-18, Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0072
TEL:
03-3205-1356
E-mail:
admission@kaij.co.jp
Website:
en.kaij.jp/
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School Introduction

SAMU Language School

SAMU Language School

The characteristics of SAMU

#1 Japanese Language Education full of fun lessons & cultural activities! Various classes of more than 20 different levels and many optional classes for all students.

#2 Great Location! Two-minute walk fron Shin-Okubo Station in Shinjuku, the center of Tokyo. Libraries, banks, post offices and public facilities are conveniently nearby. The best place to find part-time jobs.

#3 Many students from many countries! Students come from China, Korea, VIetnam, Nepal, Myanmar, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Canada, the U.K., etc.

#4 Join in Alumni Meeting! A great opportunity to exchange information on various subjects.

School Introduction

Sun Academy NIHONGO Center

Sun Academy NIHONGO Center
Andreas Bauer

Small but mighty

Working full-time, finding a Japanese language course in Tokyo is surprisingly difficult. Most schools offer classes only during work hours.

After a long search I got lucky with Sun Academy. This small gem has very friendly, talented teachers, is conveniently located and offers totally flexible times, with very early, late and weekend classes. Both in small groups or individually.

Private classes can use whatever book you prefer, but they also published their own task-oriented language books, which are well thought out, fun, have really cute illustrations and are a great extension to any books you might already own.

Highly recommended.

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Coto Japanese Language Academy

Coto Japanese Language Academy

Amazing school!

"You can tell by the quality of the lessons that the staff at Coto take their job seriously and are members of a solid team."
- Robert Kingston, 31, Canada, Mechanical Engineer

"I love this school! I love small classes and the lovely teachers and my Japanese is improving so fast. This school is amazing!"
- Ana Nicole Vigueras, 18, America, College Student

"A brilliant and colourful place with a comfortable atmosphere that makes learning fun and easy, everyone is so brilliant I really look forward to coming to class and all the extra curricular activities."
- Micheal Rooney, 29, Scotland, Fitter Machinist

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Academy of Language Arts

Academy of Language Arts

Become fluent in Japanese

Our educational aim is that learners become able to not only gain Japanese knowledge and understand Japanese, but also communicate well in Japanese. We provide practical training with our students in order for them to use it in actual society once they learn something new. Even if leaners start from zero level in Japanese, we assure that they have fluency in Japanese as of their graduation. Therefore our graduates have acquired good communication skills at ALA.

We have offered Japanese language education for practical communication consistently since our foundation. It has resulted in extremely high evaluations in the training of global human resource development for Japanese companies.

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Tokyo Central Japanese Language School(TCJ)

Tokyo Central Japanese Language School(TCJ)

The good location, reasonable tuition fees and the visa support system made me decide to enter TCJ!

There were 3 main reasons why I chose TCJ.

The location is great. Also, the tuition is cheaper than other schools and they provide me with visa application support.

I studied Japanese independently for four years before coming to Japan, but I was not able to speak it well. The lessons at TCJ were more exciting than studying by myself.

The class environment was multicultural and I made friends with students from China, Vietnam and Nepal. Communicating with them in Japanese enriched my listening and speaking skills.

I had difficulties learning grammar and kanji, but I was eventually able to pass the JLPT N3 test. The teachers will support you to the best of their abilities.

- JAMES JOSEPH SEYMOUR , 28, USA

School introduction

Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute (SNG)

Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute (SNG)

Blended Learning

Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute began offering a cloud-based Japanese instruction service, Visual Learning Japanese (VLJ), for use by foreigners in cooperation with NTT Communications.

Featuring this method, NTT Communications developed cloud-based e-learning teaching materials so that students can learn Japanese easily. Our original teaching system "blended-learning," which is a combination of online and offline in-class lessons, allows students to learn the language more effectively. The applications for smartphones and tablets, and video clips for PCs enable students to access the content of the class at all times to practice and review the lessons whenever it is necessary, and which will result in faster acquisition of Japanese.

Why not come and visualize your Japanese at SNG?

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KAI Japanese Language School

KAI Japanese Language School

KAI:DLS
(Digital Learning System)
for better learning experience

KAI Japanese Language School is continually striving to embrace innovative modern learning techniques. With KAI:DLS (Digital Learning System), we're taking our biggest leap forward: our original materials have been transformed for a better learning experience. Students in the General Japanese Course are equipped with a mobile internet-connected, study-ready iPad for digital learning in and out of the classroom. KAI's original textbooks are provided as iBooks and the courses are organized in iTunesU. KAI:DLS provides a unique digital learning environment not found in other language schools. It improves learning speed and comprehension and we are committed to progressively enhancing the platform.

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Nichibei Kaiwa Gakuin JAPANESE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (JLI)

Nichibei Kaiwa Gakuin

"NIHONGO EXPRESS"
(Ask Publishing)
Basic Level Textbooks Now in USE!

The "NIHONGO EXPRESS" textbook, develped by JLI and published by ASK, comes in two books: Basic 1 contains 16 lessons, while Basic 2 has 22 lessons. The textbooks were created for beginner-level learners of Japanese who want to practice coversation in a business context and learn fundamental grammar at the same time. The textbooks tell the story of a foreign trainee at a large trading house, providing rich illustrations to help beginning students understand the context of model conversations. Filled with conversation exercises that are packed with practical expressions, the texbooks will enable learners to communicate smoothly with their Japanese coworkers and business counterparts.